About your Search

20130822
20130830
SHOW
News 22
Today 5
( more )
STATION
MSNBCW 51
KPIX (CBS) 32
CSPAN 31
CNNW 30
KGO (ABC) 27
ALJAZAM 25
KNTV (NBC) 17
CSPAN2 15
KTVU (FOX) 14
KRON (MyNetworkTV) 12
MSNBC 12
CNN 11
FOXNEWS 10
FBC 8
KQED (PBS) 7
( more )
LANGUAGE
English 376
French 1
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 382 (some duplicates have been removed)
presented army staff sergeant with the medal of honor. allen martin tells us, carter risked his life to save others. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states accompanied by medal of honor recipient, staff sergeant, ty carter. >> more than 40 members of ty carter's filled the room. the president had a message for the two oldest carter children. >> if you want to know what a true american hero looks like, then you don't have to look too far. you just have to look at your dad. >> in this video recorded by the taliban, it was an ambush at command outpost coating. on october 3, 2009, u.s. troops were out numbered by hundreds of taliban fighters. ty carter risked his life to safe an injured soldier and resupply ammunition to soldiers trapped in a humvee. >> it was chaos. the blizzard of bullets and steel into which ty ran, not once or twice, or even a few times, but perhaps ten times. and in doing so, he displayed true heroism. not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. >> while eight soldiers died in the battle, ty c
. a bay area soldier received the nation's highest military honor. ty carter of antioch became the fifth living recipient of the medal of honor. during the ceremony of the white house, he told carter's children, their father's heroism is what makes this country great. >>> surrounded by soaring cliffs, combat outposts was under constant attacks. but in october of 2009, the taliban launched the fiercest attack yet ty carter was jolted from his sleep. >> there was something very pare different. the sound of the gunfire was unstop. >> reporter: the taliban released an avalanche of rockets, mortar and machine gunfire on the 52 americans below. >> the hill, looked like somebody had kicked over an ant hill. >> reporter: carter ran across the battlefield for ammo for soldrs, not once but three times. dodging a torrent of bullets all the way. >> the quicker you're moving, the less chance a sniper or bullet will hit you. >> reporter: carter and his sergeant were wounded and trapped in a humvee. >> we were low on ammo, and everyone around us that was friendly was wounded or dead. >> reporter: steph
of an american hero as the president prepares to award the medal of honor to ty carter. he appreciates the honor but said it comes with a price no soldier should have to pay. and he took out enemy combatants and reach his life to save a soldier penned down. 25 were injured and we'll bripg you the powerful ceremony live honoring the american hero as soon as it happens. >> now roughly two months since a southwest jet made a hard land nothing laguardia. there is friction between the nta and ntsb. and officials are feeling pressure to release more details quickly and some say social media could be a part of the problem. trace gallinger with more. and in both cases of the crash landing in san francisco and southwest landing in laguardia. there was video and soon as the planes stopped, the passengers began to give their side of the story on the social networking sites. that is pushing the ffa and ntsb into answering questions and responding more the wall street journal reported that the agencies are overstepping each other's bounds by getting more information and southwest airlines is come plaining be
sergeant ty carter the medal of honor for his actions while fighting in afghanistan. it will be the fifth living individual who fought in this war. people are saying this is an interesting time situation and that the president is giving out this award in reflection of the war in afghanistan and the continued violence that's spiked right now in iraq and deciding what to do with syria here. >> well, i'm sure this was an event planned well in advance, but it does bring -- >> but timing gives reflection. >> exactly. it does bring into sharp focus the fact that there is no appetite among americans to go back on a third adventure in the middle east. the president, when the time comes for him to communicate, not so much with congress but with the american people, about why he needs to do this action in syria, whatever that action is, he's going to need to message that very carefully to make it clear to americans what the stakes are and for a person who's taken a very long time to act, what was it, what was the triggering effect that makes him feel like this is the moment. >> you bring up the mes
and where the president will award the medal of honor. the carter is said to have saved his fellow soldiers in 2009. of he will just be the fifth living soldier to receive the award for actions in the wars in iraq and afghanistan. it is the most pr prestejious military award in the country. all eye on the state department as we await the department on the situation in syria. we have tim crockett from atlanta. he is the president of pioneer consulting group and a former member of the uk special forces team. thank you for being with us today. >> thank you. >> what should we expect secretary of state kerry to say today? >> given his recent visits throughout the region, probably looking to gain some sort of level of response or support from the country around. i suspect he will give us information on the out come of the meetings and the level of support these countries governments may be willing to lend to the potential of a response given the attacks. >> you were a member of the coalition of the boots on the ground. you are ready to stand by and go into these situation when given the order. ho
forearmy sargeant ty carter president obama presented him medal of honor america's highest military award n 2009 carter risked his life to save an injured soldier and reply ammunition to outnumbed comrades. carter dedicated the honor to fallenvq!y comrades and familie. >> i dedicate this to mothers, fathers and spouses of my fallen brothers i will strive to live up to the responsibility that this carries. >> sargeant carter is the second survivor of the fire fight. killing eight americans he received medal of honor this year. carter's father, mark lives in antioch where laura anthony is this afternoon. laura, must be beyond proud. >> ty carter attended junior college here where his father lived for a decade. and made this community proud to be called one of their own. >> this is huge so we're really proud. >> neighbors remember well the day mark carter learned his son was going to receive the medal. >> he couldn't run out here fast enough to tell us good news, it brings tears to your eyes. >> carter's dad living here 12 years, ty carter attended loss mado na. s college for a time. >> it's r
the military's top honor to army staff sergeant ty carter this afternoon. he will receive the medal of honor for running into the line of fire to provide ammunition and to provide aid to troops during a 2009 battle in afghanistan. kelly wright has the latest for us. >> good morning. is th this is a dramatic story about a young man who deserves the medal of honor. it is the highest award given to members of the u.s. military. they are ordinary people who do extraordinary things beyond the call of duty. such is the case of army staff sergeant ty carter. he will be receiving the medal of honor for his heroic actions in afghanistan. he was a calvary scout there in the 4th infantry division. and a report of his action states that on october 3, 2009, at combat outpost keating, carter risked his life to deliver ammunition and medical aid to members of his troop involved in a fierce firefight with more than 300 taliban insurgents. the taliban opened fire with rocket propelled grenades and gunfire killing eight soldiers and wounding 25. it was described as one of the bloodiest battles of the afghan w
soldiers have received it it around the battle for which army staff czar subsequent t yiempblt carter is getting this award ask described as one of the fiercest in the war in afghanistan. >> from the white house, the brooirn described ty carter who refused to give up the fight. >> the true heroism. >> the president gooifr carter the medal of honor for his actions of the '2009 battle over combat united states post keating. insurgents attacked and surrounded the outnumbered blooirn soldiers on all four sides. carter repeatedly riern through enemy fire obtaining more am mo and rescued ap wounded soldier. >> ty ran, not once or twice or a few times, but perhaps, ten times. >> reporter: eight soldiered died and many more were injured. carter said the credit belonged to them. >> i give these men and their families all my respect, my humility and honor. >> reporter: the california native said the experience left him with post traumatic stress. >> take the time to learn about the invisible wounds of war. >> reporter: he says he hopes to use this rare award as an opportunity to rep dues the st
assault yet. army specialist ty carter was jolted from his sleep. >> there was something very different. the sound of the gunfire was nonstop. >> reporter: more than 400 taliban unleashed an avalanche of rocket, mortar and machine gunfire on the 52 americans below. >> the hills looked like some body just kicked over an ant hill. you could see them moving. >> reporter: carter ran 100 meters across the open battlefield with ammo for fellow soldiers not once but three times, dodging a torrent of bullets on the way. >> the quicker you are moving the less chance a sniper or bullet will hit you. >> reporter: carter and his sergeant were wounded and trapped in a humvee. >> we were very low on ammo. everybody around us who was friendly was us either wounded or dead. >> reporter: specialist stefan mace was on the ground seriously wounded crawling towards the humvee pleading for help. >> that's the first time that i asked can i get to mace? i see him. he is right there. he said no, you're no good to him dead. >> reporter: were you angry? frustrated? >> i was insane. there is no true pain until yo
a blaze that's just 20% contained. >>> american hero ty carter receives our highest honor. we'll tell you his incredible story of bravery. >>> plus, president obama's likely nominee for new fed head. >>> a major dogfighting ring busted. >>> and marking 50 years since this man and his message changed the world. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for tuesday, august 27th. >>> very good morning. i'm richard lui. secretary of state john kerry saying the evidence is clear and the amount of human suffering undeniable. >> it defies any code of morality. let me be clear. the indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. >> the u.n. is getting closer to confirming whether the syrian government used chemical weapons against its own people. nbc's ayman moyheldin is live in cairo for us on this tuesday. we're hearing syria's foreign minister saying the u.n. inspector's second trip to the alleged site has been delayed. there is that and then the question of a timeline on potent
story. army staff sergeant ty carter risked his life to save his fellow soldiers during a deadly firefight in afghanistan that was back in 2009. wt ch wtgg reporter tom fitzgerald has more. >> reporter: it is the nation's highest military honor. >> the medal of honor to specialist ty carter. >> reporter: at the white house monday, ty carter was presented with that honor and it was one born from a battle he survived against all odds. >> the battle is a part of me. >> reporter: october 3, 2009. ty carter was at the remote outpost keating on a dangerous mountain range in the afghanistan/pakistan border. >> only those closeseest to me see the scars. >> reporter: he was in a valley where insurgents controlled the mountains when 300 of them attacked from four sides, ty carter strung into action. >> the choice it seemed was simple. stay and die or make a run for it. >> reporter: the u.s. army says carter ran into heavy enemy fire six times, killing insurgents resupplying ammo, treating the wounded and saving the lives of three soldiers pinned down by enemy gunfire. >> ty would later say
. president obama today presented army f sergeant ty carter with the nation's highest military award... the medal of honor. >>> a soldier from antioch is presented army staff sergeant ty carter with the nation's highest military award, the medal of honor. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states accompanied by medal of honor recipient staff sergeant ty carter. >> reporter: more than 40 members of his family filled the room. >> if you want to know what a true american hero looks like then you don't have to look too far. you just have to look at your dad. >> reporter: in this video recorded by the taliban it was an ambush at command out post keating. on october 3, 2009, u.s. troops were outnumbered by hundreds of taliban fighters. ty carter risked his life to save an injured soldier and resupply ammunition to soldiers drafted in a humvee. >> it was chaos. the blizzard of bullets and steel into which ty ran not once, twice or even a few times but perhaps 10 times and in doing so he displayed the he ises of true heroism, not the urge to surpass but the urge to serve o
a leaking nuclear plant. and ty carter receives the medal of honor after the most desperate battle of the afghan war. >> i thought to myself that if i were ever going to run so hard to where my lungs lit on fire and my chest explode exploded fy heart going out this would be that day. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. secretary of state john kerry said today the evidence is screaming at us that chemical weapons were used in syria and he said president obama believes there must be accountability. it is the latest sign that the administration is preparing a military strike against the assad regime. kerry said that he had looked again at the pictures that we all saw last week of the victims of the attack-- many of them children-- and he can't get them out of his head. here is some of what have the secretary had to say. >> what we saw in syria last week should shock the conscience of the world. it defies any code of morality. let me be clear: the indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children
sergeant ty michael carter of antioch. army staff sergeant ty carter was with his unit when he came under attack by taliban insurgents in afghanistan in october 2009. the army says during that fierce fire fight, carter ran ammunition to his unit and risked his own life to save fellow soldiers. carter was one of 45 2009 battle. president obama speaking to the audidene eight others were killed. the names of the eight attack are engraved on a steel band carter wears on "jr live tease" also ahead at eight. back after the break on kron 4 news. burglars targeting east bay workers. involving snakes. back in a minute on kron 4 news. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing live tv from southwest. now you can turn your device into your television. try it for free today, only on southwest airlines. on the air. in the air. with live tv. slightly lower after kerry ratcheted up pressure against syria. fraction. six. i have no fan school is starting for kids throughout the bay area. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, at on east bay school kids say summer is better here in alameda. this is it. eve
, the medal of honor. staff sergeant ty carter will be the fifth living resip sip yent to get the honor for actions in iraq or afghanistan. you're about to hear his chilling story of courage and heroism during a fire fight with militants in afghanistan. we'll take you there live. >>> first, any minute now, the secretary of state john kerry will be making a statement on syria. all over this. the alleged use of chemical weapons, nerve gas, used on civilians, women and children. it's the latest in a string of alleged chemical weapons attacks across syria. right now u.n. weapons inspectors, they are inside syria. they are testing soil. earlier today they were fired upon by snipers as they tried to collect samples. for the first time the u.s. now says it has little doubt the assad regime has done the unthinkable. fred pleitgen is standing by in damascus. from the state department, elyse lavin is standing by. let me start with you. the pentagon has moved four warships into the eastern mediterranean right now, not far from the coast of syria. what do folks there at the state department expect
denied launching any sort after tack. >> today the president presented carter with medal of honor, america's highest military award n 2009 carter risked his life during intense fighting with the taliban saying carter displayed true heroism. >> said he was hoping to take his children around washington showing them the sites. and history if you want to know what makes our country truly great and what a true american hero looks like you don't have to look too far, just have to look at your dad. >> he suffers from post traumatic stress zpord had this message to the country. >> ladies and gentlemen, please, take the time to learn about the invisible, know that a soldier or veteran suffering from post traumatic stress is one of the most passionate men or women you'll ever meet know they're in the damaged, they're hurting with living when other dz not. -- did not. know that they, we, are not defeated, never defeated we're resilient and will emerge stronger over time. >> sargeant carter's statement about his personal strug jell an inspiration to though who's come home only to battle ptsd.
and jimmy carter will speak on the steps of the linken memorial to honor king's legacy and his call to let freedom ring. at 3:04, 50 years to the minute after king's address, organizers at dozens of sites around the country will ring bells. among them is this bell. from the 16th street baptist church in birmingham. the bell that rang in 1963 just before a bomb killed four little girls. organizers say they are remembering the bloodshed by all in the struggle for civil rights. by the way, we mentioned that m former president bill clinton will speak today. breaking news from the white house this morning. we can report that former president bill clinton is being tapped to deliver a major policy speech on behalf of the white house defending and explaining the health care law. the affordable care act. he'll do so at his presidential library in little rock, arkansas, on wednesday, one week from today. president obama once dubbed clinton the secretary of explaining stuff. he actually had another word at the time but "stuff" is what's been quoted. that's what the white house hopes bill clinton wil
will be dr. king's family. presidents barack obama, bill clinton and jimmy carter as well as silver rights leader congressman john lewis. there will an number of bands and choirs performing in front of the crowd. joining us now from the lincoln memorial our mike viqueira. we have our dr. aubrey hendri hendrix{^l" ^}, and dr. williams of history and codirector of black studies. dr. hendrix, i want to start with you because you had a front-row seat to history last night. you were dining with a few important people. who might that have been. >> well, it was a large reception. i wasn't exactly dining with them. >> that's how we tell the story. >> janet lewis, a number of the king familie family, a number of religious leaders and it was a wonderful, best afire i've been to at the white house. >> one of the interesting things about working in washington as long as i did, there is a tendency when the audience watches the president, when they watch dr. king, they think they're watching someone who is larger than life. these are people who are trust in a moment of history p what was it like for him
sergeant received the highest medal. ty carter was presented with the medal of honor. during a fierce firefight he risked his own life. carter spoke after the ceremony. >> know that a soldier or veteran suffering from post traumatic stress is one of the most passionate men or woman you will meet. they are not damaged, they are burdened with living when others did not. know that they, we are not defeated. never defeated. we will emerge stronger overtime. carter was one of 45 soldiers that survived that battle. eight others were killed. >>> the u.s. state department is postponing a meeting with russia diplomats on syria. the meeting was postponed bus a u.s. review is underway on the use of chemical weapons. >> i'm not certain where this will lead, once the redline has been crossed and chemical weapons have been used i believe the president has to take action. >> john kerry said that evidence strongly indicates chemical weapons were used in syria. on monday a team of inspectors used -- visited one side of attack and faced snipe ir fire. the reported attack killed you hundreds of people a
to award staff sergeant ty carter the nation's highest military on at the white house. originally from antioch, staff sergeant carter is receiving the medal for his courageous actions in afghanistan in october of 2009 when he braved enemy fire a half dozen times to carry injured soldiers to medical ail and deliver ammunition all during a firefight with the taliban. carter is only the 5th living recipient of the medal of honor awarded for service in iraq and afghanistan. he is a father of three. we are waiting for the president to approach the podium. we are streaming the ceremony, live, right now, on our website at abc7news.com. >> we are also following developing news from syria where u.n. people say snipers have spot at their teams several times to inspect the use of chemical weapons on rebel for thes. activists claim 1,300 people were killed last wednesday. syria denies they used the poison but a senior white house official says there is very little doubt. >> happening now in texas, a sentencing phase is underway in the murder trial convicted army psychiatrist nidal hasan. a militar
, quote, i would be honored to shake his hand, end quote. >>> army staff sergeant ty carter has been honored in battle. it's his calm commitment that is inspiring others. president obama awarded him the medal of honor and he survived one of the most fierce son attacks in the war in afghanistan. 400 taliban fighters stormed their position. they had rocket propelled grenades, mortars and machine guns. in the end, eight americans were killed, 25 were wounded. carter's numerous acts of valor including sprinting through fire at least three timings to replenish other's ammunition, that earned him the medal. his work with others who struggle with post traumatic stress disorder is leaving a lasting impression. >> look at this soldier, this man, this warrior. he's as tough as they come. if he can find the courage to seek help, to speak out about it and take care of himself and stay strong, then so can you. so can you. >>> george zimmerman managing to keep himself in the news these days. the latest, his attorney mark o'mara has told the orlando sentinel zimmerman plans to ask the state of flor
for valor to an afghanistan war vet who survived a deadly assault. it happened as staff sergeant ty carter and fellow soldiers were in a remote valley surrounded by three steep mountains in nine. carter says they came under such heavy fire it was like, quote, somebody kicked an ant hill. the army reports carter filled killed enemy troupes, rendered first aid and saved a soldier pinned down. >> as dawn broke that manager, with most of the troops in the bunks, their first fears became a reality. 53 american soldiers were suddenly surrounded by more than 300 taliban fighters. machine gun fire, rocket propelled grenades. >> trace: carter is frock washington state where dan springer is live with more. dan, this is the second medal of honor awarded for a survivor of that battle. >> that was extremely rare. it has not happened since the vietnam war 46 years ago. at the ceremony last hour, president obama said this was a story about what our soldiers do for each other, what ty carter did was extreme heroism, with complete disregard for his own safety. as you mentioned he ran multiple times through
recognizing many of our asian community and efforts to promote units. 35 years ago president jimmy carter signed into law one week as the aligning pacific heritage week. and this was expand to include the whole month of may and in? 91 it was a permanent celebration. we also have included all communities. in san francisco we're committed to having the celebration. the plan of this celebration are the accumulate celebration committee and now it's my honor to greet you on behalf of the committee please give a warm welcome to my guest. good afternoon, everyone thank you so much for joining us this year and we celebrate the asian community. as i look around the room and i think about the event and in a few weeks ago going to have the asian fair, i think about all the parades a or marching or a cheri blossom or the columbus day parade everybody comes out to celebrate and throughout the whole most people are coming up u coming out. and we embrace the diversity so i thank you for being here today. and the theme of the dine arts i don't know how many of you who have been to this community font so
will soon step up there to honor army staff sergeant ty carter of antioch with that medal of honor. you can see the media and friends gathered there. here's the story. back in 2009300 insurgents attacked a remote army post in afghanistan. carter dancing in harm's way fought back risking his life to save an injured soldier pinned down by fire. the 33-year-old was one of a dozen people who fought back and he's awarded the highest honor of service. big-time congratulations. he currently lives in washington with his family. live pictures of the white house there. if you want to try to see this one live as it's happening, you can go online. you can see it all happening on nbcbayarea.com. a big day for ty carter. that is beautiful. >>> in case you missed it, some big-time names turning out for last night's mtv video awards. justin timberlake, katy perry. also there, jason collins. the very first openly gay nba player. >> just before i came out my grandmother told me she was afraid i would encounter the same prejudice and bigotry she experienced growing up in the south, but i2ru knew that hati so
. >> today the president presented carter with medal of honor, america's highest military award n 2009arter risked his lifeuring intense fighting with the taliban saying carter displayed true heroism. >> said he wasoping to take his children around washington showing them the site andistory if you want to know what makes our country truly great and what a true american hero looks like you don't have to lok too far, just have to look at your dad. >> he suffers from post traumatic stress zpord had is message to the country. >> ladies and gentlemen, please, take the time to learn about the invisible, know that a soldier or veran suffering from post traumatistress is one of the most passionate men or women you'll ever meet know they'rin the damaged, they're hurting with living when other dz not. -- did not. know that they, we, are not defeated, never defeated we're resilient and will emerge stronger ove time. >> sargeant carter's statement about hisersonal strug jell an inspiration to though who's come home only to battl ptsd. >> we come backith issue autos ryan mason serve aid tour with marine
history. over 3700 firefighters battling a blaze that is just 20% contained. >>> american hero, ty carter received our highest honor. we'll tell you his incredible story of bravery. >>> plus, president obama's likely nominee for new fed head. a major dog fighting ring busted and marking 50 years since this man and his message changed the world. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm betty nguyen. secretary of state john kerry says the evidence is clear. the man mouth human suffering undeniable. >> it defies any code of morality. let me be clear, the indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral on sce obscenity. >> ayman mohyeldin is live in cairo. >> reporter: the u.n. inspection team will head back out into the eastern part of damascus where they completed their first day yesterday. now as we were talking about it earlier, they did meet with eye witnesses, interview some of the patients that were being treated for alleged chemical weapons symptoms. they were also able to collect samples from in and around the are
"special report," fair, balanced and inspired by staff sergeant carter and soldiers like him, truly unafraid. this is the fox report, tonight, of the evidence of a chemical weapons attack in syria is undeniable. that from secretary of state john kerry. now, he says there must be consequences. ist warships in striking distance of syria. >> united states is looking at all options. >> president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons now syria is threatening to strike back as united nations inspectors dodge sniper fire at the scene of a possible chemical attack. plus: >> what is this world coming to anyway? politician arrested a second teenager in the brutal killing of a world war ii veteran and: >> they just broke the window now. >> a little boy home alone when burglars break in. >> stay right there. >> he hides in the closet and calls 911 tonight why the boy is a hometown hero. i'm jon scott in for shepard smith. four u.s. navy destroyers are close enough to syria to launch a missile strike at a moment's notice. that's the
president jimmy carter will speak. as well as former president bill clinton will speak here as well. then, of course, president barack obama. plus, civil rights icon, congress n congressman john lewis, the only surviving speaker from the 1963 march on washington will deliver his remarks. first we'll hear from superstar oprah winfrey. oprah is scheduled to speak any minute now. we wait for oprah winfrey and others to take to the podium, and they will begin to speak. joining me here in washington is my colleague, wolf blitzer. wolf, of course, you noaa wa very well. you have covered washington for decades. what does today mean for you and the nation's capital? >> it means a great deal. it means so much because all of us who have lived through these 50 years remember what it was like then. remember what we've gone through over these so many years. we know, of course, what it's like right now. don, it's very, very fascinating that at a sensitive moment like this, when the president of the united states getting ready to deliver his important remarks commemorating the 50th anniversary of dr. ma
living presidents. of the three, it seems to me that jimmy carter found his role and function, leaving aside the fact that he was the one that understood the irony of being in washington where the residents don't have the same rights as the people. what struck to me was that he spoke to us as a southerner who had seen the changes from his region and spoke from the heart. the president, on the other hand, i must say disappointed me because it seemed to me the moment called for him to be presidential. we were bringing truth to power. we were speaking to the three most powerful men or three of the most powerful men in our country. one of them was president of the united states. he gave a magnificent speech. but i would have preferred to have him say this time you have got a president in the white house. i hear you. i accept the challenge that you have given to me. now help me to get the congress to accept the challenge. he wouldn't have had to say what the challenge was. but it would have been the presidential thing to do. instead, he echoed frankly some of the rhetoric, terrific rhetoric
sergeant ty carter, who made it his job to personally resupply that humvee with fresh ammunition. he ran back and forth between the humvee and a supply room three times, dodging explosions and gunfire. he also provided covering fire so his fellow soldiers could try to make a run for it and escape. and when some of them did not escape, when their bodies were lost in the dust and in the smoke, staff sergeant carter and a fellow soldier defended that trapped humvee for hours until the smoke cleared and they could see what was around them, including their fellow soldiers who had been wounded or killed. >> and if you're left with just one image from that day, let it be this. ty carter bending over, picking up stephen mace, cradling him in his arms, and carrying him through all those bullets and getting him back to that humvee. and then ty stepped out again, recovering a radio, finally making contact with the rest of the troop, and they came up with a plan. as clint bromecher and his team provided cover, these three soldiers made their escape. ty, brad carrying stephen on a stretcher through t
's highest military award. president obama presented army staff sergeant ty carter with the medal of honor at the white house yesterday. more than 40 of his friends and family filled the room. the president says carter is a true hero for his actions during the battle in afghanistan. >> ty jumped out of bed, put on his uniform, grabbed ammo and ran into bullets coming down line rain for 100 meters to resupply his comrades in the humvee. >> this is actual video recorded by the taliban of that battle in october of 2009. carter rescued a fellow soldier as nearly 300 insurgents fired on u.s. troops there. carter has post-traumatic stress disorder since that battle killed eight americans, he hopes to encourage other soldiers to get him for ptsd. >> please, take the time to learn about the invisible wounds of war. know that a soldier or veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress is one of the most passionate dedicated men or women you will ever meet. >> carter is the second u.s. service member to receive the medal of honor for bravery in that october 2009 battle. staff sergeant clinton ramsha r
honor. carter will get the medal of honor at a white house ceremony. carter, who's parents live in fairfield, is getting a medal for his actions during a 6 hour battle in eastern afghanistan, almost four years ago. carter says he does not like to take credit. he will tomorrow to help bring attention to soldiers suffering from post traumatic stress disorder? >>> we have a brand-new forecast, that is when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> most kids in the bay area will be sweating it out. >> may have some of the ac in the inland locations. but i had a day in the park, a benefit for terminally ill children. warmed up to 89 degrees there today. so, it was slightly above normal in the inland areas, and good evening, everybody. heading outdoors right now. this is the scene around the bay bridge. i am not showing you the traffic. i was sitting in it. i was looking at all of the stratus cumulus clouds. they are lovely there. now, generally less than 6,000 feet. those are about 2,000 feet now inel vague right now. the air temperature, anywhere from 65 in san francisco to 75 in mountain view.
presented average staff sergeant ty carter with a medal of honor in aer is money at the white house. more than 40 of his friends and family filled the room. the president says carter is a true american hero for his actions during a battle in the war in afghanistan. >> ty jumped out of bed and put on his boots and helmet and vest and he ran into bullets coming down like rain for 100 meters to resupply his comrades in that hum v. this is video of that battle in 2009. carter rescued a fellow soldier as nearly 300 in surgents shot at troops. he hopes to help urge other soldiers help for ptsd. >> please. take the time to learn about the invisible wounds of war. know that a soldier or veteran suffering is one of the most dedicated, passionate people you will ever meet. >> staff sergeant clinton romisha received his at the white house ceremony earlier this year. >> a couple of amazing guys. a lot of men and women doing the job. they're all heroes, but talk about the best of the best right there. >>> awesome weather? >> some changes coming before we get to the holiday weekend. first, the low clou
was two years old then. the president will be joined by former presidents bill clinton and jimmy carter. >>> the latest battle is post traumatic stress syndrome. tie carter was given the medal of honor. he pulled a wounded soldier to safety. he mace died in surgery. >> during the battle i lost some of the hearing in my left ear. i will always hear the voice of special, i'll hear his plea for help for the rest of his life. >>> carter said he decided to make his struggles public to try to dispel the stigma of what he calls the invisible wounds of war. >>> they're reaching out to parents of students, the district says last year 16% of kindergarteners were chronically and september. that's higher than the average for all grades. district leaders can be some patients don't take school seriously. >> that's when kids need to be setting the foundation of learning and too many of our students are not in school. >> that hurts more than the individual student who misses classes. last year the district lost out 2.2 million in state funds because of chronic absences, that's enough to hire 30 more te
for attention and the other achievement. personally, i'd like to hear more about ty carter, an amazing hero who devotes his time to wounded warriors. carter doesn't see his own heroism, he describes it as a failure for one fellow soldier he rescued, died later from his wounds, you have to read the whole story, it's pretty incredible. it won't win any awards from mtv, that's an award in and of itself. this guy's won more medals than michael phelps and u sasain bol combined. >> i think it's important to remember what happened that day. his group was in afghanistan, and they came under attack from above by 300 taliban, there were a small group of american soldiers there, the forward machine gunner was running out of bullets, this guy carried them out to 1 yards of open fire, and gave the machine guns. and then another one of his guys got shot, he went 100 yards to pick him up in the midst of all this fire, and took him back to the medevac tent. they take over with the guy who couldn't shoot the machine gun nest, came back and got everybody. then he went out, another 100 yards to get a radio, so he
friend list, it might be time for a purge. >> and staff sergeant ty carter looks to shift the spotlight off him and on to all troops battling ptsd. that story next. where would you go? woman: 'greece.' woman 2: 'i want to go to bora bora.' man: 'i'd always like to go to china.' anncr: download the expedia app and your next trip could be on us. expedia, find yours. it's lots of things. all waking up. connecting to the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. we're going to wake the world up. and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to work. cisco. tomorrow starts here. >>> welcome back to "the lead," the buried lead, those stories we think are not getting enough attention. >> they were pinned down in afghanistan but on day day, october 3rd, 2009, sergeant ty carter showed bravery unmatched, killing the enemy and rushing to save an injured comrade in the line of fire. in one of the most remarkable moments in the president's speech toughed on one of the most remarkable aspects of carter him
close with the story of army staff sergeant ty michael carter, who received the nation's highest military honor today for his bravery druing the war on afghanistan. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the united states insisted today it is "undeniable" that syria's rulers gassed their own people last week, just outside damascus. that was coupled with new warnings of repercussions yet to opportunit jeervemake no mistake, presidene accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons. >> from secretary of state john kerry, a warning, there is no doubt that it happened. >>
and mrs. obama, president clinton, president carter, i want to thank bernice king, the king family, and the national parks service for inviting me here to speak today. when i look out over this diverse crowd and survey the guests on this platform, i seemed to realize what otis redding sang about and what martin luther king jr. preached about, this moment in our history has been a long-time coming, but a change has come. we are standing here in the shadow of abraham lincoln 150 years after he issued the emancipation proclamation, and only 50 years after the historic march on washington for jobs and freedom. we have come a great distance in this country in the 50 years, but we still have a great distance to go before we fulfill the dream of martin luther king jr. sometimes i hear people saying nothing has changed, but for someone to grow up the way i grew up in alabama, to now be serving in the united states congress, makes me want to tell them, come and walk in my shoes. come walk in the shoes of those who were attacked by police dogs, fire hoses, and night sticks, arrested and take
, the president of the united states accompanied by medal of honor recipient staff sergeant ty carter. >> reporter: more than 40 members of army staff sergeant ty carter's family filled the room but the president had a message for the two oldest carter children. >> if you want to in what a true american hero looks like, then you don't have to look too far. you just have to look at your dad. >> reporter: in this video, recorded by the taliban, it was an ambush at command outpost keating. on october 3, 2009, u.s. troops were outnumbered by hundreds of taliban fighters. ty carter risked his life to save an injured soldier and resupply ammunition to soldiers trapped in a humvee. >> it was chaos. the blizzard of bullets and steel into which ty ran not once or twice or even a few times, but perhaps ten times. and in doing so, he displayed the essence of true heroism, not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. >> reporter: while eight soldiers died in the battle, ty carter wasn't done fighting. >> with much of the out post on fire the flames bearing
. >>> this afternoon, president obama awardeded medal of honor, the nation's highest decoration to ty m. carter. jake tapper had the opportunity to speak with this true american hero. >>> when president obama presented the medal of honor to ty carter, he not only heralded carter's heroism -- >> it was chaos, the blizzard of bullets and steel into which ty ran not once or twice, or even a few times, but perhaps ten times. and in doing so, he explained the essence of true heroism. >> carter has made it his mission to destigmatize the posttraumatic stress that thousands of troops are dealing with. carter was once a skeptic of what he calls pts. he doesn't want the d, he says it's not a disorder. >> i didn't believe it was real until i experienced it. i thought it was just an excuse to get out of duty or get out of a job. once i realized it, i was blown away. how could i be so ignore an the. >> an enemy rpg explosion caused carter to lose some hearing. >> ever since that day, i've had this high pitched ringing in my ears. >> the constant ringing in his head brings him back to battle. carter has been rece
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 382 (some duplicates have been removed)